In safety news:

Post-injury drug screening is under fire by OSHA, which has said that mandatory screenings discourage employees from reporting injuries. OSHA’s Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses rule does not ban drug testing of employees, but it does prohibit employers from using drug testing or the threat of it as a form of adverse action against employees who report injuries or illnesses, according to the final rule, published in May and taking full effect January 1st, 2017. The rule is the latest and firmest sign that the agency will frown upon mandatory post-accident drug testing without a compelling reason.

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